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No. It depends on which sports you’re into. “Every pair of shoes is designed for a specific purpose,” says Adrian Mok, endurance athlete and General Manager of Polar Electro Singapore. “Do some research before you go shopping and subsequently test the shoes by moving around in the exact way that you would use them,” he says.
The fit of the shoe is crucial, or blisters and a sprained ankle will be the highlight of your performance in the marathon, tennis court, or gym. “Make sure your toes are able to wriggle freely, and the heel should feel snug,” says Royal Sporting House sales and marketing manager, Shirlyn Tay. “Don’t buy tight shoes as your feet expand on impact and when exposed to heat. Remember to always wear shoes that are built for the sport you’re doing,” she says.